Border smuggling unveiled: Drug smugglers try to slip their stashes through Arizona’s border crossings.

NOGALES, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - Piñatas packed with pot? Marijuana masked as melons? Fried chicken with a side of meth? Drug smugglers can be downright sneaky as they try to slip their stashes through Arizona’s border crossings. All pictures are courtesy Department of Homeland Security agencies.

  • A total of 20 packages of meth were removed from a smuggling vehicle, weighing nearly 21 pounds. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • CBP officers located and seized nearly 21 pounds of meth that was concealed within the rocker panels of a smuggling vehicle. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Nearly $240,000 worth of U.S. currency was seized after officers located it hidden within the undercarriage of a smuggling vehicle. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • CBP officers from the DeConcini crossing noticed a non-factory compartment beneath the undercarriage where unreported U.S. currency was located. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • More than 38 pounds of cocaine are removed from a drug smuggling vehicle after a CBP narcotics detection canine alerted to the presence U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • A drug smuggler used packaged oil filter containers to conceal more than six pounds of meth inside of a toolbox. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Nogales Station agents, working with the Nogales International Liaison Unit and Mexican law enforcement, discovered an incomplete cross-border tunnel on August 7. After observing freshly disturbed dirt and rocks, authorities discovered a water-filled tunnel approximately 100 yards west of the DeConcini Port of Entry. The tunnel extended 42 feet into the United States, measured approximately 2.5 feet wide by 3 feet tall, and was equipped with electrical wiring and ventilation pipes. During the sweep, agents found sugar sacks used to carry excess dirt out of the tunnel and located several tools. On August 13, with the assistance of detection technology, agents arrested one individual attempting to smuggle 10 bundles of marijuana, worth an estimated $117,000, through the tunnel. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Nogales Station agents, working with the Nogales International Liaison Unit and Mexican law enforcement, discovered an incomplete cross-border tunnel on August 7. After observing freshly disturbed dirt and rocks, authorities discovered a water-filled tunnel approximately 100 yards west of the DeConcini Port of Entry. The tunnel extended 42 feet into the United States, measured approximately 2.5 feet wide by 3 feet tall, and was equipped with electrical wiring and ventilation pipes. During the sweep, agents found sugar sacks used to carry excess dirt out of the tunnel and located several tools. On August 13, with the assistance of detection technology, agents arrested one individual attempting to smuggle 10 bundles of marijuana, worth an estimated $117,000, through the tunnel. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Nogales Station agents, working with the Nogales International Liaison Unit and Mexican law enforcement, discovered an incomplete cross-border tunnel on August 7. After observing freshly disturbed dirt and rocks, authorities discovered a water-filled tunnel approximately 100 yards west of the DeConcini Port of Entry. The tunnel extended 42 feet into the United States, measured approximately 2.5 feet wide by 3 feet tall, and was equipped with electrical wiring and ventilation pipes. During the sweep, agents found sugar sacks used to carry excess dirt out of the tunnel and located several tools. On August 13, with the assistance of detection technology, agents arrested one individual attempting to smuggle 10 bundles of marijuana, worth an estimated $117,000, through the tunnel. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • A combination of methamphetamine and cocaine was removed by CBP officers at the DeConcini crossing from a smuggling vehicle attempting to enter the United States from Mexico. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Meth package discovered in rear seat compartment U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Firearm/magazine/ammo seized from Buick sedan U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Meth concealed in rear seat compartment U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Eight illegal immigrants arrested wearing camouflage attire U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Marijuana concealed in trunk of Buick sedan U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Heroin seized near Interstate 19 checkpoint U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Ford Expedition used for alien smuggling U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Buick sedan seized for use in narcotic smuggling U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Officers removed a number of packages of marijuana from throughout the inside and outside of a smuggling vehicle (205 lbs.) U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Marijuana concealed within the vehicle tires and fuel tank is removed and seized by officers at the Port of Douglas (228 lbs.) U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • A canine alert on a 2000 Ford Taurus resulted in the discovery of a tiny amount of marijuana. However, after searching the driver and passenger, agents found more than six pounds of meth strapped to their bodies. The two female U.S. citizens were arrested and charged with drug smuggling. The narcotics, worth $65,000, were seized and turned over to the DEA. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Five bundles of marijuana, worth $59,000, were found in duffle bags in the trunk of a 2002 Ford Focus after a Border Patrol canine alerted to the vehicle. The driver, also a U.S. citizen, was arrested and charged with drug smuggling. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • CBP officers located marijuana within the spare tire of the smuggling vehicle attempting to enter the United States through the Port of Douglas.

  • Officers locate marijuana packages within the seats of the vehicle attempting to enter the U.S. from Mexico.

  • Marijuana packages are located a throughout smuggling vehicle, including within the back of the front seats.

  • Marijuana packages are also located within the spare tire compartment of a smuggling vehicle.

  • Additional packages of marijuana are located within the rear bumper of a vehicle attempting to cross illegally into the United States through the Port of Douglas.

  • A number of packages of marijuana are located throughout the smuggling vehicle, by CBP officers in Douglas, Ariz..

  • CBP officers assigned to the Port of Douglas locate and seize 25 packages of marijuana form under the hood of a smuggling vehicle.

  • CBP officers assigned to the Port of Nogales locate and seize more than 34 pounds of meth hidden inside the vehicle tires.

  • A31-year-old U.S. citizen, was arrested after officers located almost 156 pounds of marijuana in a hidden compartment in the bed of his Chevrolet pickup truck. The compartment and nearly $71,000 worth of pot was found during a secondary inspection with the assistance of a CBP narcotics detection canine.

  • CBP officers assigned to the Port of Douglas locate and seize marijuana from within the rear bumper

  • Packages of marijuana area seized from throughout smuggling vehicle, including speaker box, by CBP officers in Douglas, Ariz.

  • An 18-year-old woman was arrested after officers located 137 packages of marijuana hidden throughout the Lincoln sedan she was driving. The narcotics, weighing 147 pounds with an estimated value $66,290, were hidden in the trunk; rear quarter panels; inside the front and rear seats; the engine compartment and front bumper.

  • An 18-year-old woman was arrested after officers located 137 packages of marijuana hidden throughout the Lincoln sedan she was driving. The narcotics, weighing 147 pounds with an estimated value $66,290, were hidden in the trunk; rear quarter panels; inside the front and rear seats; the engine compartment and front bumper.

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested Jorge Enrique Diaz-Lopez after a narcotics detection canine alerted officers to eight packages of heroin hidden under the backseat of his Nissan truck. The drugs weighed nearly 18 pounds, and had an estimated value of $244,147.

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers referred Gaston Delacruz Arriaga-Barrigan, 61, of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico for additional inspection after a CBP narcotic detection canine alerted to the presence of drugs behind the passenger’s side headlight, officers removed 27 packages of cocaine worth nearly $591,000.

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales arrested and revoked the Secure Electronic Network for Traveler’s Rapid Inspection (SENTRI) membership of Juan Carlos Chavez, 27, after officers found a 34-year-old Mexican woman in the trunk of his Ford sedan. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • More than 137 pounds of marijuana are found by CBP officers assigned to the Port of Lukeville U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • CBP officers assigned to the Port of Lukeville locate marijuana within luggage of a smuggler U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Officers discover packages of unreported currency inside of laundry detergent amounting to $100,000 U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • CBP officers assigned to the Port of Douglas locate marijuana being concealed within the fuel tank of the smuggling vehicle

  • A non-factory compartment is discovered by CBP officers, which contained part of the 245 packages of marijuana seized

  • Officers locate marijuana packages hidden within the Ford truck tailgate of a smuggling vehicle

  • CBP officers assigned to the Port of Nogales, locate nearly 27 pounds of cocaine conealed within vehicle dashboard.

  • Nearly 27 pounds of cocaine are seized by officers from the Port of Nogales.

  • A CBP officer assigned to the Port of San Luis removes meth from inside of a smuggling vehicle's frame.

  • Customs and Border Protection officers referred a 22-year-old Wellton, Ariz. woman for inspection of the Nissan truck when she attempted to enter the U.S. on Friday. After a CBP narcotics detection canine alerted to the presence of drugs inside the vehicle’s battery area, officers removed nearly 14 pounds of heroin valued at more than $184,000.

  • Officers referred a 17-year-old teen from San Luis, Ariz., for additional inspection when he attempted to cross the U.S. border through the pedestrian lanes. When officers performed a routine search of the subject, they removed nearly three pounds of methamphetamine valued at nearly $36,000 taped around the teen’s thighs.

  • Officers referred a Mexican woman who currently lives in Winterhaven, Calif., for inspection of her Oldsmobile sedan when she attempted to enter the U.S. After a narcotics detection canine alerted to the back seats, officers removed 26 packages of methamphetamine weighing more than 27 pounds with an estimated value of more than $421,000.

  • the Willcox Border Patrol Station working at the State Route 80 checkpoint seized 150 bricks of marijuana concealed within boxes of masonry tiles. The bricks weighed a total of 150 pounds and are worth an estimated $75,000.

  • the Willcox Border Patrol Station working at the State Route 80 checkpoint seized 150 bricks of marijuana concealed within boxes of masonry tiles. The bricks weighed a total of 150 pounds and are worth an estimated $75,000.

  • a Nogales canine team working at the Interstate 19 checkpoint south of Amado, Ariz., alerted to suspected narcotics in a vehicle, prompting a secondary inspection. Subsequently agents discovered almost 17 pounds of methamphetamine worth $160,000, concealed in both rear wheel wells. The suspected smugglers, both Mexican nationals were arrested.

  • a Nogales canine team working at the Interstate 19 checkpoint south of Amado, Ariz., alerted to suspected narcotics in a vehicle, prompting a secondary inspection. Subsequently agents discovered almost 17 pounds of methamphetamine worth $160,000, concealed in both rear wheel wells. The suspected smugglers, both Mexican nationals were arrested.

  • Jose Andres Godinez, 20, of Somerton, Ariz., was arrested after a CBP canine alerted to the fuel tank of his Honda sedan, where officers located and removed nearly 22 pounds of methamphetamine valued at nearly $336,000.

  • Ivan de Jesus Ortiz-Rivas, 30, of San Luis, Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, was referred for inspection of his Chevrolet SUV when he attempted to enter the U.S. After a narcotics detection canine alerted the fuel tank, officers removed more than 68 pounds of methamphetamine valued at more than $1.06 million.

  • Ivan de Jesus Ortiz-Rivas, 30, of San Luis, Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, was referred for inspection of his Chevrolet SUV when he attempted to enter the U.S. After a narcotics detection canine alerted the fuel tank, officers removed more than 68 pounds of methamphetamine valued at more than $1.06 million.

  • Officers referred Jose Venegas-Alatorre, 28, of San Luis, Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, for inspection of his Honda sedan when he attempted to cross the U.S. border. After a narcotics detection canine alerted to the presence of drugs inside the rear seats, officers removed nearly 21 pounds of methamphetamine valued at more than $322,000.

  • Officers referred Jose Venegas-Alatorre, 28, of San Luis, Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, for inspection of his Honda sedan when he attempted to cross the U.S. border. After a narcotics detection canine alerted to the presence of drugs inside the rear seats, officers removed nearly 21 pounds of methamphetamine valued at more than $322,000.

  • Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized a cloned vehicle yesterday filled with 933 pounds of marijuana. The truck displayed phony decals in an attempt to appear as if it was an official U.S Fish and Wildlife vehicle. ~ US Customs & Border Patrol

  • Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized a cloned vehicle yesterday filled with 933 pounds of marijuana. The truck displayed phony decals in an attempt to appear as if it was an official U.S Fish and Wildlife vehicle. ~ US Customs & Border Patrol

  • Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized a cloned vehicle yesterday filled with 933 pounds of marijuana. The truck displayed phony decals in an attempt to appear as if it was an official U.S Fish and Wildlife vehicle. ~ US Customs & Border Patrol

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 16-year-old male Mexican National after locating 15 packages of marijuana throughout his vehicle, with a total weight of nearly 241 pounds. The drugs exceeded $120,000 in value.

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 16-year-old male Mexican National after locating 15 packages of marijuana throughout his vehicle, with a total weight of nearly 241 pounds. The drugs exceeded $120,000 in value.

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 16-year-old male Mexican National after a narcotics detection canine alerted to the presence of drugs in his vehicle. The officers retrieved 74 packages of marijuana, with a combined weight of nearly 67 pounds, from throughout the vehicle. The drugs, valued at more than $33,000, and vehicle were seized.

  • A 34-year-old Mexican national was arrested yesterday in connection with the seizure nearly 3,300 pounds of marijuana found in a tractor-trailer at the Nogales Commercial Facility. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • A 34-year-old Mexican national was arrested yesterday in connection with the seizure nearly 3,300 pounds of marijuana found in a tractor-trailer at the Nogales Commercial Facility. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • A 34-year-old Mexican national was arrested yesterday in connection with the seizure nearly 3,300 pounds of marijuana found in a tractor-trailer at the Nogales Commercial Facility. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • A 34-year-old Mexican national was arrested yesterday in connection with the seizure nearly 3,300 pounds of marijuana found in a tractor-trailer at the Nogales Commercial Facility. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Ajo Station, Border Patrol agents discovered an abandoned Ford F-150 Friday near mile marker 17 on Federal Route 21 filled with 1,839 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $919,500. ~ U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Ajo Station, Border Patrol agents discovered an abandoned Ford F-150 Friday near mile marker 17 on Federal Route 21 filled with 1,839 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $919,500. ~ U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Gamaliel Gonzales De Dios, 54, of Nayarit, Mexico, was arrested Friday for attempting to smuggle $106,893 of unreported U.S. currency into Mexico through the Dennis DeConcini Port. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Gamaliel Gonzales De Dios, 54, of Nayarit, Mexico, was arrested Friday for attempting to smuggle $106,893 of unreported U.S. currency into Mexico through the Dennis DeConcini Port. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Gamaliel Gonzales De Dios, 54, of Nayarit, Mexico, was arrested Friday for attempting to smuggle $106,893 of unreported U.S. currency into Mexico through the Dennis DeConcini Port. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • A 44 year-old male Mexican national was arrested Friday at the Port of Mariposa Commercial Facility here for attempting to smuggle more than 2,000 pounds of marijuana into the United States. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • A 44 year-old male Mexican national was arrested Friday at the Port of Mariposa Commercial Facility here for attempting to smuggle more than 2,000 pounds of marijuana into the United States. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Mexican national Jose Fermin Arrellano-Guzman, age 38,was arrested 05/10/13 at the Port of Mariposa Commercial Facility for attempting to smuggle more than 39 pounds of cocaine into the United States. US Customs and Border Patrol

  • Mexican national Miguel Angel Osuna-Rojo, age 40, was arrested 05/13/13 at the Port of Nogales, in connection with a failed attempt to smuggle $512,000 in meth hidden in his rear bumper.

  • CBP officers at the Maricopa Commercial Facility in Nogales, Ariz. located methamphetamine inside of a spare automative battery. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Marijuana concealed inside the back seats of a smuggling vehicle were seized by CBP officers at the Douglas, Ariz. Port of Entry

  • CBP officers in Douglas, Ariz. seized marijuana that was concealed underneath the front hood of a smuggling vehicle.

  • CBP officers in Douglas, Ariz. located marijuana stashed inside the door panels of a smuggling vehicle.

  • CBP agents discovered one pound of methamphetamines concealed in underwear worn by an 18-year-old male.

  • CBP officers arrested a 23-year-old female for attempting to smuggle four pounds of heroin concealed in her bra.

  • CBP officers in Naco, Ariz. seize 124 pounds of marijuana from the side of a smuggling vehicle. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol

  • A box identified as lawn furniture spikes the interest of CBP officers and Border Patrol agents in Nogales, Ariz., leads to the seizure of nearly $349,000 in unreported currency U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • CBP officers and Border Patrol agents assigned to the Nogales, Ariz. Port search a box of lawn furniture, that turned out to be nearly $349,000. in unreported currency U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Unreported currency totaling $27,670. is located within box of brownie mix, a fast food bag and a gym bag. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Nearly $349,000 in unreported currency is found by CBP personnel in Nogales, Ariz. U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • CBP officers in Douglas, Ariz. seize nearly 269 pounds of marijuana from inside of smuggling vehicle (behind back seats) U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • A 41-year-old Mexican woman was arrested Wednesday for attempting to smuggle nearly 2.5 pounds of heroin and nearly nine pounds of marijuana into the United States in her purse. Customs and Border Control

  • CBP officers in Lukeville, Ariz. seized unreported cash hidden inside of a smugglers' shoes. Customs and Border Protection

  • Marijuana is discovered in the rear trunk of a smuggling vehicle by CBP officers in Douglas, Ariz.

  • CBP officers in Douglas, Ariz. also discover a number of packages of marijuana under the front hood of suspect vehicle

  • CBP officers in Douglas, Ariz. discover marijuana inside the spare tire of a suspect vehicle

  • Nearly 62 pounds of marijuana are located by CBP officers who checked the spare tire of a smugglng vehicle.

  • More than 545 pounds of marijuana are seized by CBP officers in Nogales, Ariz.

  • CBP officers at the Nogales, Ariz. Port seized more than $11k from a woman who was attempting to return the funds to Mexico.

  • Nearly $11k was located within the purse of a woman who CBP officers in Nogales, Ariz. who was caught trying to bring nearly $50k into Mexico.

  • CBP officers in Nogales, Arizona seize nearly $50,000 in unreported currency from a subject attempting to cross back into Mexico.

  • CBP officers assigned to the Naco, Ariz. Port of Entry seize $1.8 million dollars worth of cocaine, meth and heroin.

  • More than 150 pounds of drugs are seized by CBP officers at the Naco, Ariz. Port of Entry

  • CBP officers at the San Luis, Ariz. Port of Entry find marijuana hidden behind the truck stereo system speaker of a Ford truck referred for additional inspection, and subsequently seized 16 packages of cocaine from throughout the vehicle.

  • CBP officers at the San Luis, Ariz. Port of Entry find marijuana hidden behind the truck stereo system speaker of a Ford truck referred for additional inspection, and subsequently seized 16 packages of cocaine from throughout the vehicle.

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Nogales, seized nearly 17 pounds of methamphetamine from underneath the rear seat of smuggling vehicle.

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Nogales seized more than three tons of marijuana from inside a shipment disguised as vacuum pumps and lamp holders.

  • More than three million dollars worth of marijuana were seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, from a commercial shipment attempting to cross into the United States.

  • Customs and Border Protection officers in Nogales found a shipment of bell peppers containing more than one million dollars worth of marijuana.

  • Marijuana co-mingled with a shipment of bell peppers is discovered by Customs and Border Protection officers in Nogales. (full story)

  • Customs and Border Protection officers in Nogales, seized 270 packages of marijuana from within a shipment of bell peppers. (full story)

  • Close-up of palletized bell peppers, which Customs and Border Protection officers in Nogales found co-mingled with more than a ton of marijuana. (full story)

  • Customs and Border Protection officers selected Jesus Roberto Castro-Lopez for an additional inspection of his Lincoln SUV when he attempted to enter the United States. A canine narcotics detection team was called in to inspect the vehicle, the canine alerted to the presence of drugs in the dash area. Subsequently, a CBP officer found 20 packages of methamphetamine with a combined weight of nearly 25.5 pounds.

  • A male Mexican national was arrested for attempting to smuggle $464,250 in unreported U.S. currency into Mexico through the Dennis DeConcini Port when a CBP canine alerted to money found hidden in a nightstand.

  • Customs and Border Protection canine Officers located 5.5 pounds of crystal methamphetamine inside a hidden compartment and elsewhere in the front bumper of a Ford truck. (full story)

  • Customs and Border Protection canine Officers located 5.5 pounds of crystal methamphetamine inside a hidden compartment and elsewhere in the front bumper of a Ford truck. (full story)

  • Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a suspected drug smuggler and seized nearly 1,500 pounds of marijuana concealed in false compartments throughout a 2003 F-350 pick-up truck.

  • Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a suspected drug smuggler and seized nearly 1,500 pounds of marijuana concealed in false compartments throughout a 2003 F-350 pick-up truck.

  • Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a suspected drug smuggler and seized nearly 1,500 pounds of marijuana concealed in false compartments throughout a 2003 F-350 pick-up truck.

  • Cocaine hidden in a wheelchair's seat cushion. (full story)

  • 38 pounds of marijuana, worth almost $19,000, hidden inside the back seat of a Dodge Neon. (full story)

  • More than 1,800 pounds of marijuana hidden in a cucumber load that was driven across the southern Arizona border. (full story)

  • More than 1,800 pounds of marijuana hidden in a cucumber load that was driven across the southern Arizona border. (full story)

  • A woman attempted to sneak 12 duck eggs past Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of San Luis. (full story)

  • 255 bundles of marijuana weighing more than 2,000 pounds were concealed in a shipment of Persian limes. (full story)

  • 255 bundles of marijuana weighing more than 2,000 pounds were concealed in a shipment of Persian limes. (full story)

  • 66 pounds of liquid methamphetamine was found in the gas tank of a car attempting to cross the border in Douglas. (full story)

  • A CBP canine alerted to a package of methamphetamine hidden in the oil pan of a Chevrolet sedan. (full story)

  • A CBP narcotics detection canine alerted to the presence of marijuana packages inside a shipment of assorted piñatas. (full story)

  • 206 packages of marijuana weighing 810 pounds were found hidden in a tile shipment. (full story)

  • The transmission of a Ford truck containing roughly $170,000 worth of cocaine and methamphetamine. (full story)

  • Federal authorities seized nearly $2.5 million worth of marijuana hidden in a shipment of watermelons. (full story)

  • Federal authorities seized nearly $2.5 million worth of marijuana hidden in a shipment of watermelons. (full story)

  • More than six pounds of crystal methamphetamine inside the lining of an ice chest partially filled with seafood. (full story)

  • More than six pounds of crystal methamphetamine inside the lining of an ice chest partially filled with seafood. (full story)

  • More than six pounds of crystal methamphetamine inside the lining of an ice chest partially filled with seafood. (full story)

  • Six bags of methamphetamine concealed in two buckets of chicken. (full story)

  • Six bags of methamphetamine concealed in two buckets of chicken. (full story)

  • Nogales Station agents stopped three individuals attempting to smuggle 1.75 pounds of brown-tar heroin concealed under their clothes. (full story)

  • Nogales Station agents stopped three individuals attempting to smuggle 1.75 pounds of brown-tar heroin concealed under their clothes. (full story)

  • Nogales Station agents stopped three individuals attempting to smuggle 1.75 pounds of brown-tar heroin concealed under their clothes. (full story)